Average Bench: 54.9% (802nd of 1026)

more Based on 5,943 user benchmarks.  Models: C400-MTFDDAK256MAM, C400-MTFDDAC256MAM, MTFDDAK2 MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2.5" 7mm 256GB, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2., MTFDDAK256MAM-1K1, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K12

Average average bench

The Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB averaged 45.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 62.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB is 25.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 23.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 187MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,943 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 382 427
50.2 Write 220 261
86.3 Mixed 228 256
49.1 SusWrite 187 250
56.6% 254 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 18.2 23.2
27.8 4K Write 62.2 98.3
10 4K Mixed 13.7 16.5
78.1% 31.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
69.9 DQ Read 120 180
50.4 DQ Write 120 217
16.2 DQ Mixed 23.1 27.9
44.1% 87.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
163GB free
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 245 257 260 259 256 MB/s
Read 399
Write 251
Mixed 252
SusWrite 254
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 14.1
95% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 23.7
42% 81.4 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 247 141 90 115 150 MB/s
Read 457
Write 254
Mixed 264
SusWrite 165
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 15.1
99% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 23.1
43% 85.9 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 215 219 218 177 171 MB/s
Read 414
Write 250
Mixed 258
SusWrite 188
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 15.1
94% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 73
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 23.6
36% 67.7 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 230 241 241 237 238 MB/s
Read 411
Write 253
Mixed 250
SusWrite 236
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 14.5
75% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 24.1
41% 79.6 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 49 46 49 48 49 MB/s
Read 410
Write 49
Mixed 83.7
SusWrite 48.1
32% 148 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 16.1
80% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 49.3
DQ Mixed 23.4
33% 62.2 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 07TA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 239 231 192 201 217 MB/s
Read 417
Write 256
Mixed 242
SusWrite 220
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 9.3
48% 12.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,477,478 SSDs tested.

Typical C400 RealSSD 256GB Builds (Compare 10,439 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $345

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